The Russian Yota Devices which made headlines last year for its dual-display YotaPhone will launch the phone in India soon. It is likely to be exclusively sold via Flipkart. The information was leaked via the newsletter send by the e-commerce giant to its affiliate partners.
The newsletter only mentions the Yota brand. It is expected that the second generation of the YotaPhone will be launched. Yota Devices have launched two smartphones thus far. The first generation YotaPhone was unveiled at CES last year while started shipping only by December 2013. The company later upgraded its original dual-screen smartphone at MWC with the next-generation YotaPhone.
The YotaPhone (2014) comes with a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and features a 4.7-inch E-ink display. The smartphone is Android-based, and as for version, Yota Devices had only said 'latest' version at the time of launch. The front display, a 5-inch AMOLED offering, bears a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, with a pixel density of 442ppi. The next-generation YotaPhone is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 processor with an Adreno 330 GPU, coupled with 2GB of RAM. It includes 32GB of built-in storage (no details about microSD card slot) and sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash alongside a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The handset measures 8.9mm thin and weighs 140 grams. It supports nano-SIM, 2550mAh battery and comes with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB 3.0, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS and Glonass, and NFC connectivity options.